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Melanie Ann Blackwell

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First Name:Melanie
Middle Name:Ann
Last Name:Blackwell
RePEc Short-ID:pbl120


Department of Economics
Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri (United States)

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RePEc:edi:dewusus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Blackwell, Melanie & Cunningham, Margaret, 1992. "The Case Approach for Teaching Quantitative Decision Making," 1992 Conference: New Technologies and Innovations in Agricultural Economics Instruction 202945, University of Kentucky, Department of Agricultural Economics.
  2. Blackwell, Melanie & Pagoulatos, Angelos, 1990. "Measuring the Specification Bias of the Cobb Douglas Functional Form for Alfalfa Production," Agricultural Economics Research Reports 140070, University of Kentucky, Department of Agricultural Economics.


  1. Blackwell, Melanie & Pagoulatos, Angelos & Hu, Wuyang & Auchter, Katharine, 2009. "Recreational Demand for Equestrian Trail-Riding," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, vol. 38(2), October.
  2. Melanie Blackwell & Steven Cobb & David Weinberg, 2002. "The Economic Impact of Educational Institutions: Issues and Methodology," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 16(1), pages 88-95, February.
  3. Angelos Pagoulatos & Melanie Blackwell, 1996. "Equipment Replacement in Agriculture: The Case of a 110-HP Tractor with an Overhauling Option," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 18(1), pages 115-125.
  4. Melanie Blackwell & Pagoulatos Angelos, 1992. "The Econometrics of Damage Control," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 74(4), pages 1040-1044.


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  1. Melanie Blackwell & Steven Cobb & David Weinberg, 2002. "The Economic Impact of Educational Institutions: Issues and Methodology," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 16(1), pages 88-95, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Charles Scott & Nancy Williams & Frederick Derrick, 2015. "Public State Subsidy of Private Higher Ed Institutions: Does It Pay for Itself in Maryland?," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 43(3), pages 337-348, September.
    2. Balazs Kotosz, 2016. "University impact evaluation: Counterfactual methods," ERSA conference papers ersa16p735, European Regional Science Association.
    3. Kotosz, Balázs & Lukovics, Miklós & Zuti, Bence & Molnár, Gabriella, 2016. "Egyetemi funkciók és helyi gazdasági hatások: módszertani problémák és lehetséges megoldások
      [University Functions and Local Economic Effects: Methodological Problems and Possible Solutions]
      ," MPRA Paper 78797, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2016.
    4. Kotosz, Balázs & Lukovics, Miklós & Molnár, Gabriella & Zuti, Bence, 2016. "How to Measure the Local Economic Impact of Universities? Methodological Overview," MPRA Paper 73725, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Brennan John F. & Paarlberg Laurie & Hoyman Michele, 2013. "Assembling the Puzzle of the Nonprofit-Economic Development Linkage," Nonprofit Policy Forum, De Gruyter, vol. 5(1), pages 45-65, October.
    6. Winters, John V, 2011. "Human Capital, Higher Education Institutions, and Quality of Life," MPRA Paper 28484, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Balazs Kotosz & Marie-France Gaunard-Anderson & Miklos Lukovics, 2015. "International Inequalities in The Local Economic Impact of Universities: The Case of Hungary and France," ERSA conference papers ersa15p777, European Regional Science Association.
    8. Winters, John V., 2012. "Differences in Employment Outcomes for College Town Stayers and Leavers," IZA Discussion Papers 6723, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    9. Timothy J. Bartik & George Erickcek, 2007. "Higher Education, the Health Care Industry, and Metropolitan Regional Economic Development: What Can “Eds & Meds” Do for the Economic Fortunes of a Metro Area’s Residents?," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 08-140, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
    10. Rego, Conceição & Caleiro, António, 2009. "On the spatial diffusion of knowledge by universities located in small and medium sized towns," MPRA Paper 16241, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    11. Winters, John V, 2010. "Human Capital and Population Growth in Non-Metropolitan U.S. Counties: The Importance of College Student Migration," MPRA Paper 25592, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Liu, Zhilin & Warner, Mildred E., 2009. "Understanding Geographic Differences in Child Care Multipliers: Unpacking IMPLAN's Modeling Methodology," Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, vol. 39(1).
    13. Sandra Saúde, Carlos Borralho, Isidro Féria, Sandra Lopes, 2014. "The economic impact of a higher education institution – the study case of the polytechnic institute of beja, portugal," Annales. Ethics in Economic Life, University of Lodz, Faculty of Economics and Sociology, vol. 1(1), pages 55-66, February.
    14. John V. Winters, 2011. "Human Capital and Population Growth in Nonmetropolitan U.S. Counties," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 25(4), pages 353-365, November.
    15. Galego, Aurora & Caleiro, António, 2009. "Understanding the Transition to Work for First Degree University Graduates in Portugal -- The Case of the University of Évora," EconStor Preprints 144149, ZBW - German National Library of Economics.
    16. Siegfried, John J. & Sanderson, Allen R. & McHenry, Peter, 2007. "The economic impact of colleges and universities," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 26(5), pages 546-558, October.
    17. Sandra Saúde & Carlos Borralho & Isidro Feria & Sandra Lopes, 2015. "The impact of Higher Education on socioeconomic and development dynamics: lessons from six study cases," Investigaciones de Economía de la Educación volume 10,in: Marta Rahona López & Jennifer Graves (ed.), Investigaciones de Economía de la Educación 10, edition 1, volume 10, chapter 45, pages 887-905 Asociación de Economía de la Educación.
    18. Torben Schubert & Henning Kroll, 2016. "Universities’ effects on regional GDP and unemployment: The case of Germany," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 95(3), pages 467-489, August.
    19. John V. Winters, 2011. "Why Are Smart Cities Growing? Who Moves And Who Stays," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(2), pages 253-270, May.

  2. Melanie Blackwell & Pagoulatos Angelos, 1992. "The Econometrics of Damage Control," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 74(4), pages 1040-1044.

    Cited by:

    1. Dirksmeyer, Walter, 2007. "Ist Eine Reduzierung Des Pflanzenschutzmitteleinsatzes Im Freilandgemüsebau Möglich? Ergebnisse Eines Bioökonomischen Simulationsmodells," 47th Annual Conference, Weihenstephan, Germany, September 26-28, 2007 7592, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA).
    2. Karagiannis, Giannis & Tsionas, Efthimios & Tzouvelekas, Vangelis, 2005. "Efficiency in Damage Control Inputs: A Stochastic Production Frontier Approach," 2005 International Congress, August 23-27, 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark 24642, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    3. Young, Douglas L. & Haantuba, Hyde H., 1998. "An Economic Threshold For Tick Control Considering Multiple Damages And Probability-Based Damage Functions," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 23(02), December.
    4. Mitchell, Paul D., 2001. "Additive Versus Proportional Pest Damage Functions: Why Ecology Matters," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20775, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    5. Young, Douglas L. & Smith, Elwin G. & Kwon, Tae-Jin, 2000. "Aggregation Issues In Pest Control Economics: A Bioeconomic Approach," 2000 Annual Meeting, June 29-July 1, 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia 36448, Western Agricultural Economics Association.
    6. Robert G. Chambers & Giannis Karagiannis & Vangelis Tzouvelekas, 2009. "Yet Another Look at Pest Damage and Pesticide Productivity," Working Papers 0911, University of Crete, Department of Economics.

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